Summer of ’72 is a strong showing from feature debut writer-director Philip Harder. His film tries to balance two main themes at once. Just getting away with it thanks to some stunning visuals and stand out performances from Natalia Dyer and Marchánt Davis.
Ammonite succeeds solely by the sheer force of its leads performances and brilliant cinematography, despite an underwhelming script and direction from director Francis Lee. Mary Anning (Kate Winslet) is a self-taught paleontologist who also runs a shop selling what she finds on the nearby beach in Lyme Regis. Her work
Undine is an understated, beautifully weaved story. It takes turns that I didn’t expect, and it treads water a tad in the middle which stops it from being better than it deserves. Paula Beer and Franz Rogowski are excellent. A fantastical dream of a film. Undine is at once a